Indians celebrate Independence Day in Khartoum


Rain did not dampen the spirit of the Indian community in Sudan. Despite the rains, more than 200 people from the Indian community gathered in the morning at India House the residence of the Indian Ambassador on 15th August to celebrate 69th Independence Day. Charge d’affaires Mr. Manoj Verma welcomed the community members and read out the message of the President of India. In the message Mr.Kailash Satyarthi was congratulated for winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. Homage was paid to the martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice for gaining political freedom and Independence of India on 15th August 1947. India is a complex country of 1.3 billion people, 122 languages, 1600 dialects and 7 religions. Its strength lies in its unique capacity to blend apparent contradictions into positive affirmations.

The Indian community in Sudan celebrated with ladies singing patriotic songs and children dancing and singing in pride of the great nation. We could hear people talk about Sunder Pichai the new CEO of Google who is of Indian origin. Jai Hind.414

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